Plato's Republic

Professor Rosen, participating by remote connection from Boston, talked about Plato, his life, and his philosophy. He also described life in ancient Athens. Plato, a student of… read more

Professor Rosen, participating by remote connection from Boston, talked about Plato, his life, and his philosophy. He also described life in ancient Athens. Plato, a student of Socrates, lived in the fifth and fourth centuries B.C. and is considered to have been the first writer of political philosophy. A classics book group discussed Plato’s Republic and concepts such as “republic” and “democracy.” They also talked about the relevance of Plato’s thought to today’s society. close

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Plato's Republic

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Program ID:
153468-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 14, 1999 | 9:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jul 23, 2000 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Nov 14, 1999 | 9:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 14, 1999 | 7:52pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 01, 2000 | 5:29am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 23, 2000 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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